Sentence Examples


  • "You'll help me go on the offensive against your own people?" he asked, facing her.
  • We must respect their traditions, no matter how offensive they are.
  • Early in 1306 he modified or explained away those features of the bulls Clericis Laicos and Unam sanctam which were particularly offensive to the king.
  • On the outbreak of war in 1866 he assumed command of a volunteer army and, after the defeat of the Italian troops at Custozza, took the offensive in order to cover Brescia.
  • The pale clay-coloured gills, offensive odour, and clammy or even viscid top are decisive characters.

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